School of Medicine

Radiation Oncology Medical Physics

Faculty

Sara St. James, PhD, DABR

Email: U6037382@utah.edu

Jeremy N. Kunz, PhD

Jeremy Kunz, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a Medical Physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Dr. Kunz received a BS in Physics and Applied Mathematics from Weber State University and completed his doctoral work at Baylor University where his thesis focused on quantum bio... Read More

Residency: University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Email: jeremy.kunz@hci.utah.edu

Xing Li, PhD

Xing Li, PhD, is an Assistant Professor (clinical track) and Medical Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Huntsman Cancer Hospital, University of Utah. Dr. Li received a BS in Applied Physics from Harbin Institute of Technology, a MS and a PhD in Physics from University of Iowa, where her PhD thesis focus on intensity modulated brac... Read More

Residency: University of Miami

Email: xing.li@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-4318

Christian Dial, PhD, DABR

Christian Dial, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a Medical Physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital.  Dr. Dial received a BS in Physics from the University of Utah and completed his doctoral work at Virginia Commonwealth University where his thesis focused on the benefits of adapt... Read More

Residency: University of Colorado Denver

Email: cwd3@utah.edu

Bill J. Salter, PhD

Bill J. Salter, PhD is a tenured Professor and Chief of the Division of Medical Physics in the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Utah School of Medicine and Senior Director of Radiation Oncology at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). He designed and directs the radiation oncology resident training in the medical physics of imaging, treat... Read More

Research Interests: Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Motion Management in Radiation Therapy, Optimization in Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Ultrasound Guided Radiation Therapy

Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Email: bill.salter@hci.utah.edu

Yu-Huei Jessica Huang, PhD

Yu-Huei Jessica Huang, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah. Dr. Huang serves as the Associate Clinical Director of Medical Physics Operation and Division Director of Brachytherapy Operation at Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Dr. Huang earned her BSc degree from National Yang Ming University in... Read More

Research Interests: Brachytherapy, Radiation Oncology Electronic Medical Record

Email: y.jessica.huang@hci.utah.edu

Premavathy Rassiah, PhD

Prema Rassiah, PhD, is an associate professor of radiation oncology and a medical physicist at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital. In addition, she serves as the Clinical Director of Medical Physics Operations. She obtained her degree of doctor of philosophy in medical physics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2005. B... Read More

Email: prema.rassiah-szegedi@hci.utah.edu

Geoff Nelson, PhD, DABR

Geoff Nelson, MS, PhD, is an Assitant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah. He specializes in imaging in radiation oncology and in brachytherapy. He received his BS in Biomedical Physics from California State University Fresno and his Masters and Doctorate in Bioengineering from Stanford University. He complet... Read More

Residency: University of Wisconsin–Madison

Email: Geoff.Nelson@hci.utah.edu

Vikren Sarkar, PhD

Vikren Sarkar, PhD, is a tenured associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a medical physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital (HCH). Dr. Sarkar earned a B.A. from Colorado College and a B.S. degree from Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in medical physics from the University of Texas Health Scie... Read More

Email: vikren.sarkar@hci.utah.edu

Hui Zhao, PhD, DABR

Hui Zhao, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a medical physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital (HCH).   Dr. Zhao specializes in the physics of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), surface-guided radiation therapy (SGRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), stereotactic... Read More

Research Interests: Adaptive Radiation Therapy, CT-on-Rails, Calypso, Gated Delivery, Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Intra- and Inter-fractional Tumor Motion, Radiosurgery, Radiotherapy, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Surface Imaging (VisionRT and HumediQ), Ultrasound (Clarity and BAT), kV and MV Cone-Beam CT

Residency: Washington University in St. Louis

Email: hui.zhao@hci.utah.edu

Martin W. Szegedi, PhD, MSE, MPM

Martin Szegedi, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a Medical Physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital (HCH). Dr. Szegedi earned an MS in Medical Engineering from the TFH Berlin, Germany and an MPM from Sydney University, Australia. He received his PhD in Medical Physics f... Read More

Research Interests: 4D Motion Management, 4D Motion-Based Therapeutic Treatment Approaches (CToR), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Motion Management in Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)

Email: martin.szegedi@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-4054

Fan-Chi Frances Su, PhD

Fan-Chi Frances Su, PhD, is a clinical track assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and is a medical physicist at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Dr. Su specializes in the physics of brachytherapy, treatment planning and dose calculation, image registration and motion management. Dr. Su received her Bach... Read More

Research Interests: Excel VBA Programming, Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI, Matlab Programming, Radiation Biology Evaluation, Therapeutic Radiology

Email: u6005092@utah.edu

Adam B. Paxton, PhD

Adam Paxton, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a Medical Physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital (HCH). Dr. Paxton received his BS from the College of Idaho and his MS and PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He completed his residency training in Medical Phys... Read More

Research Interests: Brachytherapy, Motion Management in Radiation Therapy, Patient Safety, Protons, Radiosurgery

Residency: University of California, San Diego

Email: adam.paxton@hci.utah.edu

Ryan G. Price, PhD, DABR

Ryan G. Price, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a Medical Physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital (HCH).  Dr. Price received his BS in Physics from the University of Utah, and his PhD in Medical Physics from Wayne State University while completing a Research Assistantship with&nb... Read More

Research Interests: Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Motion Management in Radiation Therapy, Patient Safety

Residency: University of Washington School of Medicine

Email: ryan.g.price@utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-4615